URGENT - Public consultation on the UK Global Tariff

Published: 18 February 2020

We are approaching half way through the consultation period now, so BASA have been asked to send a reminder to members that they only have two weeks left to get their views across. BEIS are happy to talk about any of the issues raised and to answer questions, as I know this is a rather abstract-seeming issue for many businesses.

Announcement: 2020 International Fastener Show Date Postponed to October 14-16

Published: 17 February 2020

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has severely impacted international health security, international transportation and economic activities. Considering the benefits, health and safety of all the exhibitors and buyers, TAITRA and TIFI have reached a consensus. That is, the sixth edition of "Taiwan International Fastener Show" will be postponed to October 14-16 this year. The organizer will provide exhibitors and visitors with better exhibition quality and exhibiting experience.

FAST Live: Your Priority Invitation

Published: 31 January 2020

Running for over 15 years, FAST Live has developed an enviable reputation as the UK's only specialist event focused 100% on fastening, bonding and assembly in manufacturing. Configured for design engineers, production professionals and manufacturing managers who want to put things together quicker, faster, better. Co-located with Engineering Materials Live, Make Measurement Matter and PCB Design & Manufacturing Live, the combination of these four complementary events creates the Engineering Solutions portfolio, a valuable forum for all engineering, design and manufacturing professionals. Click here to find out more about the portfolio of events.

AWA Alexander Watson Associates 27-28 February Amsterdam

Published: 17 January 2020

Key release liner markets, application areas, opportunities, and growth are the focus of this year’s AWA Global Release Liner Industry Conference and Exhibition, taking place on 27th and 28th February in Amsterdam. Annually hosting delegates across the industry, the event has previously pinpointed challenges, recorded solutions, and defined opportunities, new end uses, and developing markets over the last twenty years.

Input from Manufacturers sought re WTO tariffs - URGENT

Published: 10 January 2020

Ryan Diggory, Senior Policy Advisor - International Trade has asked for input for BASA members relating to the product groups detailed below. This business intelligence is needed to a) work out what the UK’s WTO tariffs should be on imports from places we do not have a trade deal with, such as China or India, b) establish whether new competition from places such as the US due to lowering tariffs within a trade deal would have adverse impacts on UK producers, and c) engage with businesses to see if they would be able to use the rules of origin we would propose to use for UK-EU trade, so that they avoid any tariffs on that trade

Submissions deadline for the 2nd biannual FEICA/EURADH AIA 20 March 2020

Published: 07 January 2020

FEICA, the association representing the European adhesive and sealant industry, and EURADH, the biannual European conference on adhesion and related phenomena, are delighted to announce the inauguration of a new joint award for adhesion science. The Award for Innovative Adhesion Science aims to stimulate the interactions between industrial and scientific activities in adhesion science. The award will be funded by FEICA and presented at the EURADH conferences.

DIT/Santander mission to Chemspec India

Published: 19 December 2019

Within DIT, India is viewed as a priority market in many sectors, including chemicals. Although traditionally viewed as a “buyers” market, India currently imports more speciality chemicals than it exports, as its industries strive to meet the demands of an increasingly affluent population